FEBRUARY 2022 Newsletter

The following addresses are on this month’s list:

1022 Lexington Avenue

980 Park Avenue

21 East 63rd Street

18 East 68th Street

112 East 75th Street

The link to the Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee February 14, 2022 is https://forms.gle/h7CAdkwsxHMByPUt7 and the agenda is attached.  The one item is:

112 East 75th Street – Upper East Side Historic District

A modern style building designed by Schuman & Lichtenstein and erected 1964-1968.  Application is for an addition to enclose an open-air space, window replacement, and replacement and installation of new rooftop mechanical equipment.

The link to the Landmarks Preservation Commission February 8, 2022 Hearing has not yet been published.  We will email it to Defenders as soon as it becomes available.

The Upper East Side item is:

21 East 63rd Street – Upper East Side Historic District – Item #9

A Beaux-Arts style rowhouse built in 1900 and designed by Buchman and Fox and altered in 1980.  Application is to remove the stoop, alter the ground floor and modify the areaway walls and ironwork.

The link to the Landmarks Preservation Commission February 22, 2022 Hearing has not yet been published.  We will email it to Defenders as soon as it becomes available.

The Upper East Side item is:

18 East 68th Street – Upper East Side Historic District – Item #7

A Beaux-Arts style residence designed by C.P.H. Gilbert and built in 1904-1905.  Application is to install sculptural figures and a gate at the stoop.

Landmark Preservation Commission Actions January, 2022

1022 Lexington Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District

A neo-Grec style rowhouse designed by Thom and Wilson and built in 1880-1881.  Application is to replace storefront and entrance infill, modify openings and construct a rear addition.

This application was approved with modifications.

980 Park Avenue – Park Avenue Historic District A Second Empire/Gothic Revival style church parish hall and rectory designed by Patrick Charles Keely and built in 1881-1883.  Application is to install a canopy.

This application was approved.

980 Park Avenue (Park Avenue Historic District)

A second Empire/Gothic Revival style church parish hall/rectory building designed by Patrick Charles Keely, built in 1881-1883, and altered in the late 1960s by removing the stoop, and relocating the entrance to the basement.  Application is to replace entrance infill and construct an awning at the areaway.